Christopher Newport University

CNU Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the CNU student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the U.S. The results of the Christopher Newport University 2021 diversity report are below.

CNU Student Population

How Many Students Attend Christopher Newport University?

CNU total enrollment is approximately 4,919 students.

4,742 are undergraduates and 63 are graduate students.

CNU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CNU undergraduate population is made up of 55% women, and 45% men.

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CNU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,637
Black or African American 292
Hispanic 283
Multi-Ethnic 245
Asian 162
Unknown 87
International 18
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

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CNU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 68% of full-time grad students are women, and 32% men.

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CNU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 51
Hispanic 6
Black or African American 4
Multi-Ethnic 1
International 1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Asian 0
Unknown 0

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Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

CNU achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,371 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1371 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  61.00 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does CNU Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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CNU overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

CNU is ranked 2,385 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2385 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  37.08 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

CNU Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,779
Black or African American 300
Hispanic 293
Multi-Ethnic 253
Asian 166
Unknown 90
International 19
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Christopher Newport University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 824
Black or African American 321
Asian 34
Multi-Ethnic 5
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

CNU ranks 940 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  940 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  75.22 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 2,727 female students and 2,192 male students at CNU.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of CNU is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  94.17 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 653 female teachers and 581 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

6.13% Out of State
0.41% Out of the Country

CNU ranks 1,502 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

6.13% of CNU students come from out of state, and 0.41% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  31 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 19 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Virginia 1,130
Maryland 23
New York 8
New Jersey 6
North Carolina 6

International Students at CNU

Students from 10 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, United Kingdom, and Finland.

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Average Student Age Diversity

Average Student Age Diversity
86.62% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  47.38 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At CNU, 86.62% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 2,245
20-21 2,156
22-24 577
25-29 58
35 and over 11
30-34 10
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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